Category On campus events

AORTA at Oberlin

Slow Food is proud to be co-sponsoring AORTA’s visit to Oberlin this weekend. This fantastic organization has come to campus to lead discussions about anti-racism and oppression, solidarity, and collective liberation. Please join us! AORTA is a collective of educators devoted to strengthening movements for social justice and a solidarity economy. We work as consultants and facilitators […]

Slow Food Oberlin Welcomes Nathaniel Mich ’10 Back to Campus!

Join Slow Food Oberlin College in welcoming Nathaniel Mich, OC ’10, back to campus this coming week! Nathaniel, a former OSCA member chocolate exco teacher, is now the Head Chocolatier and Ice Cream Maker at Hedonist Artisan Chocolates in Rochester, NY, where his work has been recognized by both local and national publications, including The New York […]

For the Love of Food Premiers Tuesday May 1!

WORLD PREMIERE of FOR THE LOVE OF FOOD An Exploration of Oberlin’s Emerging Local Food Webs Tuesday, May 1st Environmental Studies Center Hallock Auditorium Screenings at 7:00 and 8:30pm The film will screen at 7:00 and 8:30pm with local food h’ordeuvres and an interactive gallery between screenings where you can connect with others in your community […]

Compost Summit this Saturday, April 21

Compost Summit 2012 Help Complete Oberlin’s Local Food Cycle By Planning Our Compost Future Saturday, April 21st 9:30am – 4:00pm Atruim of the Oberlin College Science Center at 119 Woodland Avenue http://www.neofoodweb.org/form/compost-and-waste-utilization-summit OVERVIEW- Organic Matters in Oberlin! The phrase “waste equals food” demonstrates a prominent principal of sustainability. In nature, all waste becomes food for […]

Food Justice in the Rust Belt: A conversation with Young Kim (OC ’85)

We are so excited to welcome Oberlin alum Young Kim this Tuesday, April 17,  to discuss his experiences as former president of the Community Food Security Co-alition and current position as director of the Fondy Food Center in Milwaukee. His lecture, “From Working ON to Working WITH Marginalized Communities: A Food Activist’s Journey from Mount Stupid,” […]

Screening and Discussion of “The Harvest”/ “La Cosecha”

Help us to raise awareness about the sobering truth of child migrant workers! Join us this Friday for a screening and discussion about the plight of children who work in America’s agricultural industry. The film “The Harvest”/”La Cosecha” profiles three young children who are taken from school to work as migrant farm workers. The film […]

Dorm Room Gardening Workshop this Sunday!

  Wish you could grow your own food but don’t think you have the space? Slow Food Oberlin wants to show you how to grow your own food – in your dorm room! Join us for a short workshop this Sunday at 2:30 pm in Wilder 112 and learn two ways to grow food on […]

Happy St. Patricks Day! (Irish Soda Bread Recipe)

We took a page out of the Irish’s book today and made some terrific Irish Soda Bread Scones. Want to make your own? Here’s the recipe! And head over to our facebook page for a few more photos! Irish Soda Bread Scones (From Simply Scones) 2 cups all purpose flour 3 Tbsp light brown sugar 1 […]

General Interest Meeting Monday Feb 13, 9 pm

Weekly meetings on Monday nights at 9 pm will resume February 13th with our general interest meeting. Join us to find out more about what we’ll be working on this semester, from volunteering in the schools to bringing big names to campus to engaging in national campaigns around food policy and food safety issues. We […]

TEDx Fruitvale Harvesting Change Follow Up

On Friday we had about 30 viewers turn out for our viewing party of the TEDx Fruitvale conference on farmworker justice, Harvesting Change. It was a great chance to learn more about the farmworker justice movement and to make connections here on campus for those who want to work on some of these issues. There […]